FIRST ALERT FORECAST: The big chill is back

FIRST ALERT NOON FORECAST: Thursday, Feb. 27

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Get ready for the return of the big chill.

Temperatures started out Thursday in the mid-to-upper 30°s, but it felt like the upper 20°s in some areas. The record low for today is 25°.

Temps Thursday morning significantly colder than 24 hours ago.
Temps Thursday morning significantly colder than 24 hours ago. (Source: WAFB)

More sunshine ahead today and not nearly as windy as yesterday, but it will stay unseasonably chilly. Highs Thursday afternoon will only reach the mid 50°s. The normal high this time of year is 69°.

Another cold night into Thursday morning under clear skies with a low of 35°.

Friday, sunny skies return and a warming trend begins. Friday’s high temperature will be a very pleasant 66°. No mention of rain through the weekend.

Scattered showers return to the forecast Monday and Tuesday. Next Wednesday, Mar. 4, will likely be the next time we see a soggy morning commute.

First Alert Forecast
First Alert Forecast (Source: WAFB)

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